If a statue or monument is going to be constructed in my city to honor a famous person ,

TOEFL Essay Topic 79 - Your city has decided to build a statue or monument to honor a famous person in your country. Who would you choose? Use reasons and specific examples to support your choice.

Author: ANONYMOUS | Date: September 8, 2006 | Score:5

If a statue or monument is going to be constructed in my city to honor a famous person , I suggest the city choose Mr. Liang Congjie, who is the founder of the biggest enviornmental organization of China. In recent years, Mr. Liang has given many efforts to save and protect the enviornment, and...

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I firmly want to build a statue of him in our city, if I had a power to settle down and I also have confidence that he is appropriate to this fame event.
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One reason that come to my mind at first is that he played in my city about seven years.
When he played in Japan, he belong to the team whose hometown is Kobe, also my home town.
And because of his success, many people in Kobe be proud of him.
So if his statue were to build in our city, everyone in my city will be satisfied with this monument.
Another noteworthy point that I also regard important is that Ichiro is a person who is respected because he is a symbol that grab a success by continuing effort in Japan.
Ichiro is one of the most successful person in Japan, and also he effort most in our country.
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The last but not least is he is a pioneer to success in major league baseball.
He is the kind of the first man who get a reputation as Asian.
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If he have not recorded awesome performance, it would have be more difficult to get a credit as Asian, such as Japanese or Korean.
His fantastic performance made it easy to play in MLB for Asian.
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